Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm CST
of hamas's military wing. of 13 people have been killed and more than 100 injured. the un security council called an emergency meeting last night in an effort to prevent the violence from spreading into a regional conflict. the house and senate intelligence committees are holding hearings right now on the deadly attack on the u-s consulate in benghazi, libya. the assault killed u-s ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. lawmakers will question acting c-i-a director michael morell, national intelligence director james clapper, and a few other officials today. legislators are looking into: why intelligence leaders didn't anticipate or repel theand the obama administration's public response. >> what is clear is that this administration including the president himself had intentionally misinformed, in fact lied to the american people in the aftermath of this tragedy. some republicans are criticizing u.n. ambassador susan rice. after the attack, she said intelligence pointed to a spontaneous attack... not a pre- planned one. president obama said the g-o-p should go after him ins
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm CST
massive air strikes on gaza this morning -- hamas has responded by sending two rockets towards jerusalem. the rockets did not hit the city and no injuries or damages have been reported israel said it is only defending itself this morning, after more than four hundred enemy rockets were fired from gaza since wednesday. the israeli defense is targeting launch sites, and the israeli navy is aiming at sites on the gaza shore. both sides ignored a cease-fire that had been arranged for the egyptian premier's visit today. four people are dead after a truck collided with a train at a west texas veteran's day parade. the flatbed truck was carrying parade participants when an eastbound train slammed into it. first responders found two dead at the scene - and two others were pronounced dead later at midland memorial hospital. ten others were treated and released -- five remain in critical condition. the national transportation safety board will begin an investigation that will review the camera footage from the train. and as senator dick durbin was to take some of the caffeine out of energy drinks.